Version 0.3 of Open Source spell checker released

Berlin, March 11, 2008

Version 0.3 of JOrtho, the Open Source Java spell checker brings lots of corrections and new features:

  • Use mouse position and not cursor position in text for suggestions.
  • Alphabetic sort order in the user dictionary editor added
  • Some improvements added to the user dictionary editor.
  • Italian, Spanish, French and Russian translations added.
  • Dictionaries for Italian, Spanish and French added.
  • A JPopupMenu with suggestions was added.

Those are some of the enhancements. Please send feedback and requests to


You can download the library and the dictionaries from the Open Source hosting at


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